MAS General Meeting
Oct 1st, 2009

October 1st, 2009 - 7:00 pm
Speakers: Professor Mark J. Engebretson
Topic: Space Weather & Plasma Physics
Location: Fairview Community Center

MAS Monthly Meetings are held from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on the First Thursday of the month. Meetings are generally held at the Fairview Community Center in Roseville, although they may occasionally be held elsewhere.

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Steve Talks about Upcoming Orientation Meeting and Elections
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Meeting Agenda
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Merle talks about Upcoming Galilean Nights & Casby Observatory
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Dave Falkner discusses Observing Pisces
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Space Weather & Plasma Physics :
An Introduction
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
MAS Oct 2009 Meeting
Professor Mark J. Engebretson
MAS Oct 2009 Meeting
Professor Mark J. Engebretson
MAS Oct 2009 Meeting
Professor Mark J. Engebretson
MAS Oct 2009 Meeting
Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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Professor Mark J. Engebretson
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To View Professor Mark J. Engebretson's Power Point presentation :
The-Aurora.ppt 17.1 Meg powerpoint file

Get a free Powerpoint 2003 viewer program from Microsoft here. 1.9 meg file

Movie Files wic_aug17.mpg Aurora in FAR UV WIC 1.6M MPEG file (slide 14)
Movie Files lfm1.mpegEarth's Magnetosphere Computer Sim 4.5M MPEG file (slide 18)
Short URL to NASA animation 3595 is Sentinels of the Heliosphere shown @ SIGGraph 2009
Many resolutions and formats available.


Previous MAS Meetings :
Jan 2007 : Local Group of Galaxies
Feb 2007 : Amateur Astronomy Research
Mar 2007 : Canceled due to Snow Storm
Apr 2007 : Catastrphic Novas
May 2007 : UFOs Physical Trace Research
Jun 2007 : Infrared Observations with the Spitzer Space Telescope
Jul 2007 : Catastrophic Variables & M1
Aug 2007 : Student Astronomy Experiments
Sep 2007 : Asteroids
Oct 2007 : The 280 Mpc Void in Eridanus -- Contemplating the Void
Nov 2007 : Observing the 'Ain't No' objects
Dec 2007 : Tour of National Maritime Museum / Royal Greenwich Observatory

Jan 2008 : Visual Variable Star Observing Is Fun
Feb 2008 : Exploring the Moon and Mars in Utah?
Mar 2008 : Ongoing Monitoring of Classical Novae and U of MN Outreach program Universe in the Park
Apr 2008 : Viewing and Imaging in the SW USA
May 2008 : The Local Group of Galaxies: A Voyage Within Our Nearest Universe
June 2008 : Demonstrating mirror testing techniques
July 2008 : Onan Tour
August 2008 : committee and observing site reports, "Contemporary Lab Experiences in Astronomy, an Overview of Available Software part 2" and a general discussion of MAS plans and goals.
Sept 2008 :General discussion of MAS plans and goals
Oct 2008 :First Look at Stardust's Comet Cargo
Nov 2008 :The Vatican and Astronomy (video presentation)
Dec 2008 :Numerical Simulations of AGN Jets

Jan 2009 :Astro League Observing Programs & Obsevation Planning and Processing
Feb 2009 :MAS Budget Approval
March 2009 :Dr. Kris Davidson - Eta Carinae
April 2009 : Gravitational Wave Search: LIGO : U of MN Assistant Professor: Vuk Mandic
May 2009 : Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe : Alex Filippenko
June 2009:
July 2009:
Aug 2009 : Adventures with a 6 ft Mirror Blank: Bill Volna
Sept 2009 : China's Solar Eclipse of 2009: Mike Kauper & Bill Glass
Oct 2009 : Space Weather & Plasma Physics:Professor Mark J. Engebretson


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